One UN Data Portal

World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)

Key words:

integrated data, data sharing, open source

Goal of the Activity:

Develop, with partners, the SDG6 data portal further into the “Global Data Portal for Water” - an interface providing unified access to all UN and national physical water data holdings. This will significantly increase Member's capabilities to guarantee better planning and decision making.


Name of Focal Point

Johannes Cullmann

Email of Focal Point



Activity Outcomes

1) Provide a list of all UN data and information portals 2) Design one integrated entry point for the different portals 3) Link data through open source software (contingent upon data owners’ authorization) 4) Describe and support the provision of services based on a unified data portal and highlight their benefits

Estimated Activity Milestones

Present a prototype for WMO Congress in 2021

Current Partners

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
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Desired Key Capabilities of New Partners

Data and information sharing